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Today's Technician: Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines CM & SM 1st Edition

Sean Bennett, John Kershaw

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  • 912 Pages

Overview

The most comprehensive, up-to-date text on the topic, Medium Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines equips students with the knowledge they need for a technician's career. The classroom and shop manuals work together to systematically explain the theory, diagnosis, service, and repair of medium/heavy duty diesel engines, highlighting the latest technologies. Individual chapters cover such integral issues as safety,special tools, diesel theory, engine systems and sub-systems for Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, Cummins, Navistar and Mack Engines. A wealth of photo sequences present step-by-step instructions for diagnostic and repair procedures, while case studies show the use of diagnostic skills to solve real-life examples. Excellent for training future technicians or retraining current ones!

Sean Bennett,

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings, and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology and currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in medium- and heavy-duty truck technology.

John Kershaw,

Dr. John Kershaw is the president of Criterion Technical Education Consultants, Inc., that develops computer and paper based curricula. For the past 23 years, Dr. Kershaw was a GM Training Manager and the Curriculum Architect for the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES). He was formerly the senior program developer for diesel engine training at General Motors and a former Truck and Coach instructor. He is an ASE certified Master Automotive Technician, Master Truck Technician, and Automotive Advanced Engine Performance (L1), a Member of Who's Who of Business Leaders, Member of Who's Who In American Universities. He is a certified Master Trainer on Stanadyne DS Electronic Fuel Injection Pump and certification by the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) in Distributor-type fuel systems. Dr. Kershaw holds a doctorate in education, an MBA, MS & BS, in Mechanical Engineering, and BS in Technical Education.
  • cautions and warnings effectively alert readers to safety issues and the need to carefully follow procedures
  • job sheets and photo sequences in the shop manual provide clear instruction for common service and maintenance procedures
  • develop diagnostic skills with coverage on inspecting systems and components, testing and repsir procedures, and diagnostic equipment
  • shop terms are clearly defined throughout, keeping users current with the latest terminology
  • comprehensive coverage of all NATEF and ASE diesel engine tasks
CLASSROOM MANUAL:Safety Practices. Principles of Operation. Cylinder Block Assembly. Cylinder Head and Valve Train. Lubrication System. Cooling System. Air Induction/Exhaust Systems and Engine Brakes. Diesel Fuel, Fuel Sub-Systems, and Injector Nozzles. Mechanically Managed Diesel Fuel Systems. Electronically Managed Pump/Line/Nozzle (PLN) Systems. Electronic Unit Injector (EUI) and Common Rail Diesel Fuel Systems. Diagnostic Strategy. Glossary. Index. SHOP MANUAL: Safety Practices. Hand and Shop Tools, Precision Tools, and Units of Measurement. Cylinder Block Assembly. Cylinder Head and Valve Train. Lubrication System. Cooling System. Air Induction/Exhaust Systems and Engine Brakes. Diesel Fuel/Fuel Sub-Systems, and Injector Nozzles. Mechanically Managed Diesel Fuel Systems. Electronically Managed Pump/Line/Nozzle (PLN) Systems. Electronic Unit Injector (EUI) and Common Rail Diesel Fuel Systems. Diagnostic Strategy. Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination. Appendix B: Metric Conversions. Appendix C: Tool Equipment List. Glossary. Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 0827372213
  • ISBN-13: 9780827372214
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $142.50
  • RETAIL $189.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Today's Technician: Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines CM & SM

ISBN: 9780827372214
The most comprehensive, up-to-date text on the topic, Medium Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines equips students with the knowledge they need for a technician's career. The classroom and shop manuals work together to systematically explain the theory, diagnosis, service, and repair of medium/heavy duty diesel engines, highlighting the latest technologies. Individual chapters cover such integral issues as safety,special tools, diesel theory, engine systems and sub-systems for Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, Cummins, Navistar and Mack Engines. A wealth of photo sequences present step-by-step instructions for diagnostic and repair procedures, while case studies show the use of diagnostic skills to solve real-life examples. Excellent for training future technicians or retraining current ones!

FOR STUDENTS

Today's Technician: Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines CM & SM

ISBN: 9780827372214
The most comprehensive, up-to-date text on the topic, Medium Heavy Duty Truck Diesel Engines equips students with the knowledge they need for a technician's career. The classroom and shop manuals work together to systematically explain the theory, diagnosis, service, and repair of medium/heavy duty diesel engines, highlighting the latest technologies. Individual chapters cover such integral issues as safety,special tools, diesel theory, engine systems and sub-systems for Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, Cummins, Navistar and Mack Engines. A wealth of photo sequences present step-by-step instructions for diagnostic and repair procedures, while case studies show the use of diagnostic skills to solve real-life examples. Excellent for training future technicians or retraining current ones! (KEY WORDS: TODAY'S TECHNICIAN, HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS))